WeWork: Or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn

WeWork: Or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn

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Documentarian Jed Rothstein (The China Hustle) examines one of the biggest corporate flameouts in recent years. This is the story of office-space startup WeWork and its hippie-messianic leader Adam Neumann. 

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WeWork: Or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn | Reviews

Decider

Decider

Never quite comes together coherently as a piece of journalism, or as a late-capitalism outrage piece.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

There’s a largely automatic nature to this informative documentary; much of what unfolds here is depressingly prototypical.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

A fast-paced, entertaining saga of relentless self-selling and a curious corporate culture.

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Slash Film

Slash Film

A fascinating story that's slickly, but sometimes slightly, told...

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

Rothstein wisely crafts his narrative so that a viewer recognises "That could have been me" rather than clucking, "Those fools!"

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Just as notable for the cultural and social analysis that it lacks as it is for its contents.

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Film Threat

Film Threat

Pieced together and organised beautifully...

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Little White Lies

Little White Lies

A missed opportunity to interrogate workism and hustle culture.

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